My dream casting for my very own My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic movie.
“ Director ” - imnotjohncandy
Anna Kendrick was born in Portland, Maine, to Janice (Cooke), an accountant, and William Kendrick, a teacher. She has an older brother, Michael Cooke Kendrick
, who has also acted. She is of English, Irish, and Scottish descent. For her role as "Dinah" in "High Society" on Broadway, Anna Kendrick was nominated for a Tony Award (second youngest ever)...
“ Twilight Sparkle: The first of the mane six to discover the story of Starswirl The Bearded. She uses her magic to reform Starswirl at the end. ” - imnotjohncandy
Katrina Bowden (born September 19, 1988) was raised in Wyckoff, New Jersey. She attended the now-defunct Saint Thomas More School in Midland Park, New Jersey, for her grammar and middle school education. She later attended Immaculate Heart Academy in Washington Township, New Jersey. In 2006, Bowden...
“ Rarity: Comes across a mystical gem that once belonged to Starswirl, and investigates its mystical properties. ” - imnotjohncandy
Amy Lou Adams was born in Vicenza, Veneto, Italy, to American parents Kathryn (Hicken) and Richard Kent Adams, while her father was a U.S. serviceman. She was raised in a Mormon family of seven children in Castle Rock, Colorado, and has English, as well as smaller amounts of Danish, Swiss-German, and Norwegian, ancestry...
“ Pinkie Pie: She and Cheese Sandwich team up to bring light and happiness back to the corrupted ponies. ” - imnotjohncandy
Amanda Leigh Moore was born in Nashua, New Hampshire, on April 10, 1984, to Stacy (Friedman), a former news reporter, and Don Moore, an airline pilot. During her childhood, her family moved to Orlando, Florida, where she was raised. She has Russian Jewish (from her maternal grandfather), English, and some Scottish and Irish, ancestry...
“ Applejack: She and the rest of her family keep the town of Ponyville safe from Blackmane’s minions. She also fights a few of them off. ” - imnotjohncandy
Kate was born in New Jersey and spent most of her school years in Pennsylvania. As a kid she focused on playing outside in the woods and playing classical piano. In college she majored in art, focusing on painting and making puppets. She received an A.A. in Fine Arts from Keystone College. After a small stint watering banana and pineapple plants in Hawaii...
“ Fluttershy: She gathers up her animal friends and shelters them from Starswirl’s curse. ” - imnotjohncandy
Hayley Williams was born on December 27, 1988 in Meridian, Mississippi, USA as Hayley Nichole Williams. She later moved to Franklin, Tennessee, USA. At the age of 15, she joined / created the band Paramore, and has toured with them ever since. As of 2015, her other band mate is Taylor York. They have four released albums to date.
“ Rainbow Dash: She and Gilda work together to do an aerial attack on Blackmane’s castle. ” - imnotjohncandy
Ask Kate Winslet what she likes about any of her characters, and the word "ballsy" is bound to pop up at least once. The British actress has made a point of eschewing straightforward pretty-girl parts in favor of more devilish damsels; as a result, she's built an eclectic resume that runs the gamut from Shakespearean tragedy to modern-day mysticism and erotica...
“ Princess Celestia: She is the one who stopped Blackmane from trying to corrupt Ponyville with darkness to begin with, thanks to her light based magic which weakened him, imprisoning him. She later does the same thing to banish him completely. ” - imnotjohncandy
Kate Beckinsale was born on 26 July 1973 in England, and has resided in London for most of her life. Her mother is Judy Loe
, who has appeared in a number of British dramas and sitcoms and continues to work as an actress, predominantly in British television productions. Her father was Richard Beckinsale
“ Princess Luna/Nightmare Moon: She protects the young foals from Blackmane’s magic and stops them from falling under his hypnotic powers. She also involuntarily becomes Nightmare Moon briefly as a result of Blackmane’s curse. ” - imnotjohncandy
Brendan James Fraser was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, to Canadian parents Carol Mary (Genereux), a sales counselor, and Peter Fraser, a journalist and travel executive. He is of Irish, Scottish, German, Czech, and French-Canadian ancestry. As his parents frequently moved, Brendan can claim affinity with Ottawa...
“ Shining Armour: He and Princess Cadance work together to alert everyone in Ponyville about the curse that Blackmane is spreading throughout town. ” - imnotjohncandy
Keira Christina Knightley was born in the South West Greater London suburb of Richmond on March 26th 1985. She is the daughter of actor Will Knightley
and actress turned playwright Sharman Macdonald
. An older brother, Caleb Knightley
, was born in 1979. Her father is English, while her Scottish-born mother is of Scottish and Welsh origin...
“ Princess Cadance: She and Shining Armour alert everyone in Ponyvile about Blackmane’s curse. And are later seen working together in the parade finale. ” - imnotjohncandy
Natalie Portman was born Natalie Hershlag on June 9, 1981, in Jerusalem, Israel, to a Jewish family. She is the only child of Avner Hershlag, an Israeli-born doctor, and Shelley Stevens, an American-born artist (from Cincinnati, Ohio), who also acts as Natalie's agent. She left Israel for Washington...
“ Mysterious Mare Do Well: A Crimefighter who partakes in several of the battle scenes and fends off Blackmane’s guards ” - imnotjohncandy
“ Derpy Hooves: She is seen during the aerial attack scene in a homage to Snoopy’s dogfight from ‘It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown’. ” - imnotjohncandy
David Tennant was born David John McDonald in West Lothian, Scotland, to Essdale Helen (McLeod) and Sandy McDonald
, who was a Presbyterian minister. He is of Scottish and Ulster-Scots descent. When he was about 3 or 4 years old, he decided to become an actor, inspired by his love of Doctor Who
“ Doctor Whooves: Is seen during the parade finale and also helps sneak into Starlswirl's castle. ” - imnotjohncandy
Elijah Wood is an American actor best known for portraying Frodo Baggins in Peter Jackson
's blockbuster Lord of the Rings film trilogy. In addition to reprising the role in The Hobbit series, Wood also played Ryan in the FX television comedy Wilfred
and voiced Beck in the Disney XD animated television series TRON: Uprising
“ Spike the dragon: He helps Twilight Sparkle and manages to overcome his own fears in order to defeat Starswirl. ” - imnotjohncandy
'Weird Al' Yankovic
Alfred Matthew Yankovic was born on October 23, 1959, in the Los Angeles suburb of Lynwood, to Mary Elizabeth (Vivalda) and Nick Louis Yankovic. He is of Serbian, Italian, and English descent. He first took up the accordion when a salesman came around to solicit business for a music school. His parents decided on the accordion because of polka king Frankie Yankovic
“ Cheese Sandwich: He and Pinkie Pie team up to bring the corrupted ponies back to their normal selves by bringing happiness and laughter back into their lives, thus helping to break Starswirl’s evil curse. ” - imnotjohncandy
John de Lancie
John de Lancie was raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He attended Kent State University where he won a scholarship to Juilliard. John's father was a professional oboist with the Philadelphia Symphony Orchestra. de Lancie is probably best known for his portrayal as Eugene Bradford on Days of Our Lives
and the iconic, all-powerful Q on Star Trek: The Next Generation
“ Discord: He plays a very vital role in figuring out the backstory of Starswirl the Bearded and even helps to finish him off in the end. ” - imnotjohncandy
Precocious, outspoken child-teen starlet of the 1990s, Christina Ricci was born in 1980 in Santa Monica, California, the youngest of four children of Sarah (Murdoch), a realtor, and Ralph Ricci, a lawyer and therapist. She is of Italian (from her paternal grandfather), Irish, and Scots-Irish descent...
“ Gilda: She and Rainbow Dash work together to do an aerial attack on Blackmane’s castle after meeting up with each other. ” - imnotjohncandy
Grammy-nominee and three-time Saturn Award-nominee, Grace Jones can claim a career in show business by birthright. Her grandfather (on her mother's side) was a musician who traveled with Nat 'King' Cole
. She was born May 19, 1948 in Spanish Town, St Catherine - Jamaica, to Marjorie Jones (née Williams) and Reverend Robert W...
“ Zecora: A zebra and medicine woman, she uses her medicinal magic to reverse the effects of Blackmane’s curse on some of the other ponies, also reverts Nightmare Moon back to being Princess Luna. ” - imnotjohncandy
Geena Davis was born January 21, 1956 in Wareham, Massachusetts, to Lucille (née Cook; 1919-2001), a teacher's assistant, and William F. Davis (1913-2009), a church deacon and civil engineer. Her parents, originally from small towns in Vermont, were both from families with deep roots in New England. Her brother, Danforth, is a geotechnical engineer in Las Vegas...
“ Princess Galactia: An alien pony princess who crash lands in Equestria on her search for knowledge of earth pony customs. She and her race are revealed a little bit in one of the earlier stories from Twilight’s book. ” - imnotjohncandy
Gillian Anderson was born in Chicago, Illinois, to Rosemary Alyce (Lane), a computer analyst, and Homer Edward Anderson III, who owned a film post-production company. She has English, German, and Irish ancestry. Gillian started her career as a member of an amateur actor group while at high school. In 1987...
“ Countess Dellamore: An alluring but very kind-natured vampire pony countess who helps defeat Starswirl. She is also a former partner of Blackmane’s and helps defeat him. ” - imnotjohncandy
John C. Reilly
Character actor, dramatic leading man, or hilarious comic foil? With an astonishing range of roles already under his belt, John C. Reilly has played a eclectic host of rich characters to great effect over the years, from seedy ne'er-do-wells, to lovable, good-natured schlepps. The fifth of six children...
“ Big Macintosh: He and Applejack shelter some of the ponies affected by Blackmane's curse. ” - imnotjohncandy
Best-known for his surreal and digressive stand-up, British comedian and actor Eddie Izzard was born on February 7, 1962, in Aden, Yemen, where his English parents -- Dorothy Ella, a nurse and midwife, and Harold John Izzard, an accountant -- worked for British Petroleum. Izzard worked as a street...
“ Starswirl The Bearded: An evil sorcerer who plans to put a curse on Ponyville. Was once a revered and beloved master of magic and is Twilight Sparkle’s hero. In the end he is defeated thanks to the Mane Six, Staten and Princess Celestia. He later reforms and turns back to being a good-guy. ” - imnotjohncandy
Jim Carrey, Canadian-born and a U.S. citizen since 2004, is an actor and producer famous for his rubbery body movements and flexible facial expressions. The two-time Golden Globe-winner rose to fame as a cast member of the Fox sketch comedy In Living Color
but leading roles in Ace Ventura: Pet Detective
, Dumb & Dumber
and The Mask
established him as a bankable comedy actor...
“ Flim: He and Flam become good-guys to help in the cause of blocking out Blackmane’s magic. ” - imnotjohncandy
Steve Carell, one of America's most versatile comics, was born Steven John Carell on August 16, 1962, in Concord, Massachusetts. He is the son of Harriet T. (Koch), a psychiatric nurse, and Edwin A. Carell, an electrical engineer. His mother is of Polish descent and his father is of Italian and German ancestry (Steve's grandfather had changed the surname from "Caroselli" to "Carrell")...
“ Flam: He and Flim reform and become good guys to help in the cause of blocking out Blackmane’s magic. ” - imnotjohncandy
Anjelica Huston was born on July 8, 1951 in Santa Monica, California, to prima ballerina Enrica "Ricki" (Soma) and director and actor John Huston
. Her mother, who was from New York, was of Italian descent, and her father had English, Scottish, and Scots-Irish ancestry. Huston spent most of her childhood overseas...
“ Queen Chrysalis: She is almost coaxed by Blackmane into joining his side but she declines and later decides to aid in the final battle against him and Starswirl. Her changelings help destroy the barriers of his castle. ” - imnotjohncandy
Nervous-looking lead and supporting actor of the American stage and films, with sandy colored hair, pale complexion and a somewhat nervous disposition. He won an Oscar as Best Supporting Actor for his performance in The Deer Hunter
, and has been seen in mostly supporting roles, often portraying psychologically unstable characters...
“ King Sombra: Former ruler of the Chrystal Empire, Sombra is almost imprisoned by Starswirl but he escapes and teams up with the others in order to work out a plan to defeat him, partakes in the attack against Starswirl’s creations. ” - imnotjohncandy
Michelle Pfeiffer was born in Santa Ana, California, to Donna Jean (Taverna) and Richard Pfeiffer, a heating and air-conditioning contractor. She has an older brother and two younger sisters - Dedee Pfeiffer
and Lori Pfeiffer
, who both dabbled in acting and modeling but decided against making it their life's work...
“ Mane-iac: A Power Ponies comic is brought to life via Starswirl’s magic and she comes out of the comic, however she decides to team up with Sombra and Chrysalis in the end to finish him off. ” - imnotjohncandy
Russell Brand was born on June 4, 1975, in Grays, Essex, England, the son of Barbara Elizabeth (Nichols) and Ronald Henry Brand, a photographer. An only child, his parents divorced when he was only six months old, and he was subsequently raised by his mother. Enduring a difficult childhood that saw...
“ Lord Blackmane: British accented changling type who is sort of a male version of Queen Chrysalis, he has a wild tangled black mane with sickly green highlights, grey skin and semi changling styled fangs and horns. He likes to manipulate ponies into being his devoted followers and he has no qualms about using his dark hypnotic powers in order to do so. He is cunning and highly intellectual. But he absolutely hates anything to do with light and goodness mainly because Celestia defeated him and used a light-based blast from her horn to weaken him.
His weaknesses include certain light based elemental magic, his magic is only at his most powerful when everyone is showing negative emotions, and the fact that anyone who shares affection towards anyone but him or his followers will drive him to try and steal that somepony away from them by tricking them into following him into his lair and feeding on their love for that certain somepony until they're all dried up. His story tells of how he was corrupted due to the darkness taking over from within after Countess Dellamore left him. After Starswirl breaks him out of his imprisoned stage with his magic - the two of them spread a terrible dark magic curse throughout Ponyville. Celestia defeated him in the past by weakening his powers and imprisoning him, and she does the same to him near the end. ” - imnotjohncandy
Jason David Frank
Jason David Frank was born in Los Angeles, Ca. He went to Bonita High School. Jason first got interested in Martial Arts when he was young, and at the age of 4, got into his first Karate School. It was called The Red Dragon Karate School. When he was 12 he started teaching other children, and when he turned 18...
“ Staten: A Legendary warrior. He starts off as an enemy of Celestia's before he winds up turning good and helping the mane six and their friends defeat Starswirl and Blackmane with the help of the other former villains. He and Gilda share a moment during the aerial attack scene and at the end of the battle. He also plans out the battle alongside Sombra. ” - imnotjohncandy